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Holiday Season Opening Hours

Explosion Firework New Year S Eve December 31

Dear Visitors, During the holiday season, the exhibitions of the Holocaust Memorial Center are open according to the following schedule: The Center is open until 23 December during the usual hours, from 10 am to 6 pm. From 24 December 2017 until 1 January 2018, the Holocaust Memorial Center is closed. From 2 January, the visitors are welcome from 10 am to 6...

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Hungary honours Scottish Missionary

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A special exhibition in honour of Scottish missionary Jane Haining was opened in the Holocaust Memorial Centre in Budapest. Miss Haining, who grew up near Dumfries, served as Matron at the Scottish Mission school in Budapest during the 1930s and 1940s. Against advice from Church of Scotland officials, Miss Haining remained in Budapest during the Holocaust. Arrested in...

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Jane Haining: Scot who died at Auschwitz honoured in Budapest

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Source – BBC News A Scot who gave her life to help protect Jewish schoolgirls during World War Two is to be honoured in her adopted city 73 years after she died.Jane Haining will be the focus of a new exhibition in the Holocaust Memorial Centre in Budapest. Spokesman Zoltan Toth-Heinmann said the Church of Scotland missionary, who grew up in Dunscore, near Dumfries, was a...

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IHRA Conference on Refugee Policies Concludes

The Ihra Chair Addresses The Audience

ROME, 17 February 2017 – The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) conference in cooperation with the Holy See “Refugee Policies from 1933 until Today: Challenges and Responsibilities” concluded this evening at the Palazzo della Cancelleria in Rome. The conference brought together international experts to...

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The Holy See and the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance reflect on the past to inform future refugee policy

BERLIN, Jan. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From 16-17 February 2017 the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), in cooperation with the Holy See, will hold a conference for public policy-makers from Europe, North America and the Middle East, media representatives and representatives of NGOs and civil society organizations at the Palazzo della Cancelleria in...

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Holiday Season Opening Hours

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Dear Visitors, During the holiday season, the Holocaust Memorial Center is open to visitors according to the following schedule: Hanukkah24 December 2016 – 1 January 2017The permanent exhibition is closed to visitors from 24 December to 26 December 2016, and from 31 December 2016 to 3 January 2017. ChristmasThe permanent exhibition is closed...

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Zsinagóga zárva

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Dear Visitors, Due to a closed educational program, the synagogue of the Holocaust Memorial Center will be closed to visitors on 10 and 11 December 2016. During these days, the permanent exhibition will operate according to the usual schedule.

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Exhibition and Conference "From Healing to Killing: Science and Genocide"

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The correlation between the eugenics, Nazi race theory, euthanasia and Holocaust will be discussed at a conference at the Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest on April 25, 2016. The conference, titled is the first result of the cooperation between the Holocaust Museum Houston and its counterpart in Budapest. The event will bring together outstanding experts of the...

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Holiday Season Opening Hours

Happy Hannukah

Dear Visitors, During the holiday season the exhibitions of the Holocaust Memorial Center will be open to visitors according to the following schedule: Hanukkah December 7 – 14 - On December 7 and 14 CLOSED, on the other days OPEN Christmas December 24– CLOSED December 25– CLOSED December 26– CLOSED December 27–...

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Permanent Exhibition

From Deprivation of Rights to Genocide

To the Memory of the Victims of the Hungarian Holocaust The theme of the permanent exhibition is the Holocaust in Hungary. Its aim is to present and describe the persecution, suffering and murdering of Hungarian citizens, Jews and Roma, doomed to be exterminated on the basis of a racist ideology. The leading idea of the exhibition is to shed light on the relation between...

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Place of the Exhibition

The exhibition takes place in the underground of the memorial center

Organizer of the Exhibition

Hungarian National Museum

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Did You Know?

How many people were murdered during the Holocaust?

How many persons died in the Holocaust and what is the number of the Hungarian victims?

The estimations of the number of victims of the Jewish Holocaust in Europe vary between five to six millions. Some ten percent of them were from Hungary, some 5 to 6 hundred thousand.


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